The major diagnostic techniques employed in determining the course of treatment are tongue and pulse evaluations. When evaluating your pulse, Greg is checking the state of your body by reading the different types of pulses through the palpation on the inside of your wrist. In Chinese Medicine, the tongue is seen as a reflection of the state of ones health, with specific areas representing certain organs and systems.
Herbs & Nutrition
Many times the practitioner will prescribe a tea made from herbal extract powder. Each remedy is individually prescribed according to one’s constitution and diagnosis. The precise amount and specific herbs chosen depends upon each person’s consultation and is created to best address his or her unique health situation and any physical deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances found.
Sophisticated cameras and computer systems are used to measure heat from the surface of the breasts and produce an image that can be evaluated for abnormalities. Alterations in these images are caused when cellular changes increase blood flow, thus warming the breast. Because of thermography's extreme sensitivity, these changes may be among the earliest signs of pre-cancerous and/or cancerous tissue formation.